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Homepage:https://sites.brown.edu/brianknight/
Workplace:Economics Department, Brown University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2022

  1. Vote Early and Vote Often? Detecting Electoral Fraud from the Timing of 19th Century Elections
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2021

  1. Crime and Gender Segregation: Evidence from the Bogota "Pico y Genero" Lockdown
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2020

  1. Immigration and Violent Crime: Evidence from the Colombia-Venezuela Border
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (11)
    Borradores de Economia, Banco de la Republica de Colombia (2020) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article Immigration and violent crime: Evidence from the Colombia-Venezuela Border, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2023) Downloads View citations (3) (2023)
  2. Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability:Evidence from Chavezís Venezuela
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela, The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank (2022) Downloads View citations (1) (2022)
  3. Reducing Frictions in College Admissions: Evidence from the Common Application
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article Reducing Frictions in College Admissions: Evidence from the Common Application, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association (2022) Downloads (2022)
  4. The Franchise, Policing, and Race: Evidence from Arrests Data and the Voting Rights Act
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (4)
    Discussion Papers, Nottingham Interdisciplinary Centre for Economic and Political Research (NICEP) (2020) Downloads View citations (6)
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics (2020) Downloads View citations (5)

2019

  1. Protecting Journalism in the Age of Digital Platforms
    SciencePo Working papers Main, HAL Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2019) Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls, Management Science, INFORMS (2021) Downloads View citations (5) (2021)

2016

  1. The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association (2019) Downloads View citations (6) (2019)
  2. The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association (2019) Downloads View citations (3) (2019)

2014

  1. An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for The Midterm Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for the Midterm Gap, Quarterly Journal of Political Science, now publishers (2017) Downloads (2017)
  2. Homophily, Group Size, and the Diffusion of Political Information in Social Networks: Evidence from Twitter
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article Homophily, group size, and the diffusion of political information in social networks: Evidence from Twitter, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2016) Downloads View citations (84) (2016)
  3. Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy
    SciencePo Working papers Main, HAL Downloads
    Also in Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po (2014) Downloads
    Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University (2013) Downloads
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads
    Post-Print, HAL (2014) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2016) Downloads View citations (23) (2016)
  4. On the Selection of Arbitrators
    Foerder Institute for Economic Research Working Papers, Tel-Aviv University > Foerder Institute for Economic Research Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics (2012) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article On the Selection of Arbitrators, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2014) Downloads View citations (33) (2014)

2012

  1. Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi’s Italy
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads View citations (36)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (21)
    SciencePo Working papers Main, HAL (2012) Downloads View citations (13)
    Sciences Po publications, Sciences Po (2010) Downloads

    See also Journal Article PARTISAN CONTROL, MEDIA BIAS, AND VIEWER RESPONSES: EVIDENCE FROM BERLUSCONI'S ITALY, Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association (2012) Downloads View citations (188) (2012)
  2. Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article SEQUENTIAL OR SIMULTANEOUS ELECTIONS? A WELFARE ANALYSIS, International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association (2015) Downloads View citations (2) (2015)

2011

  1. State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (35) (2013)

2010

  1. Spatial Competition and Cross-border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article Spatial Competition and Cross-Border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association (2012) Downloads View citations (10) (2012)
  2. Spatial competition and cross-border shopping
    New England Public Policy Center Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from US Municipalities, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association (2011) Downloads View citations (39) (2011)
  2. Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter (2010) Downloads View citations (4) (2010)

2008

  1. Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Journal Article Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements, The Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economic Studies Ltd (2011) Downloads View citations (197) (2011)

2007

  1. Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2010) Downloads View citations (44) (2010)
  2. Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (50)
    See also Journal Article Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2007) Downloads View citations (57) (2007)

2006

  1. Socially Optimal Districting: An Empirical Investigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Causes of Political Integration: An Application to School Districts
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Socially Optimal Districting
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2004

  1. A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Journal Article A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2009) Downloads View citations (101) (2009)
  2. Are Policy Platforms Capitalized into Equity Prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Are policy platforms capitalized into equity prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2007) Downloads View citations (25) (2007)
  3. Bargaining in Legislatures: An Empirical Investigation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power, and the Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence from the U.S. Senate
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)

2003

  1. Parochial Interests and the Centralized Provision of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Congressional Voting on Transportation Projects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article Parochial interests and the centralized provision of local public goods: evidence from congressional voting on transportation projects, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2004) Downloads View citations (72) (2004)

2002

  1. State capital taxes and the location of investment: empirical lessons from theoretical models of tax competition
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. The flypaper effect unstuck: evidence on endogenous grants from the Federal Highway Aid Program
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Downloads View citations (7)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Immigration and violent crime: Evidence from the Colombia-Venezuela Border
    Journal of Development Economics, 2023, 162, (C) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Immigration and Violent Crime: Evidence from the Colombia-Venezuela Border, Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (13) (2020)

2022

  1. Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2022, 36, (2), 455-487 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Opposition Media, State Censorship, and Political Accountability:Evidence from Chavezís Venezuela, Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (1) (2020)
  2. Reducing Frictions in College Admissions: Evidence from the Common Application
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2022, 14, (1), 179-206 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Reducing Frictions in College Admissions: Evidence from the Common Application, Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (1) (2020)

2021

  1. Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls
    Management Science, 2021, 67, (2), 698-719 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Advertising Spending and Media Bias: Evidence from News Coverage of Car Safety Recalls, CEPR Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (6) (2017)
  2. The Common Application and Student Choice
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2021, 111, 460-64 Downloads

2019

  1. The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez’s Venezuela
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2019, 17, (2), 567-605 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper The Limits of Propaganda: Evidence from Chavez's Venezuela, NBER Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (4) (2016)
  2. The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2019, 11, (1), 317-50 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper The Out-of-State Tuition Distortion, NBER Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (2) (2016)

2017

  1. An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for the Midterm Gap
    Quarterly Journal of Political Science, 2017, 12, (2), 205-239 Downloads
    See also Working Paper An Econometric Evaluation of Competing Explanations for The Midterm Gap, NBER Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (5) (2014)

2016

  1. Homophily, group size, and the diffusion of political information in social networks: Evidence from Twitter
    Journal of Public Economics, 2016, 143, (C), 73-88 Downloads View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper Homophily, Group Size, and the Diffusion of Political Information in Social Networks: Evidence from Twitter, NBER Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (18) (2014)
  2. Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2016, 8, (1), 224-56 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper Market-Based Lobbying: Evidence from Advertising Spending in Italy, SciencePo Working papers Main (2014) Downloads (2014)

2015

  1. SEQUENTIAL OR SIMULTANEOUS ELECTIONS? A WELFARE ANALYSIS
    International Economic Review, 2015, 56, (3), 851-887 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Sequential or Simultaneous Elections? A Welfare Analysis, NBER Working Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (3) (2012)

2014

  1. On the Selection of Arbitrators
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (11), 3434-58 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper On the Selection of Arbitrators, Foerder Institute for Economic Research Working Papers (2014) Downloads View citations (32) (2014)

2013

  1. State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2013, 5, (4), 200-229 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper State Gun Policy and Cross-State Externalities: Evidence from Crime Gun Tracing, NBER Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (9) (2011)

2012

  1. PARTISAN CONTROL, MEDIA BIAS, AND VIEWER RESPONSES: EVIDENCE FROM BERLUSCONI'S ITALY
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10, (3), 451-481 Downloads View citations (188)
    See also Working Paper Partisan Control, Media Bias, and Viewer Responses: Evidence from Berlusconi’s Italy, Post-Print (2012) Downloads View citations (36) (2012)
  2. Spatial Competition and Cross-Border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2012, 4, (4), 199-229 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Spatial Competition and Cross-border Shopping: Evidence from State Lotteries, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (3) (2010)

2011

  1. Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from US Municipalities
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, 3, (3), 82-112 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper Government Form and Public Spending: Theory and Evidence from U.S. Municipalities, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (6) (2009)
  2. Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements
    The Review of Economic Studies, 2011, 78, (3), 795-820 Downloads View citations (197)
    See also Working Paper Media Bias and Influence: Evidence from Newspaper Endorsements, NBER Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (49) (2008)

2010

  1. Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries
    Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118, (6), 1110 - 1150 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries, NBER Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (14) (2007)
  2. Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2010, 10, (1), 1-59 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Pet Overpopulation: An Economic Analysis, Working Papers (2009) Downloads (2009)

2009

  1. A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (1), 163-177 Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Working Paper A New Look at Racial Profiling: Evidence from the Boston Police Department, NBER Working Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (33) (2004)
  2. A spatial merger estimator with an application to school district consolidation
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (5-6), 752-765 Downloads View citations (74)

2008

  1. Legislative Representation, Bargaining Power and The Distribution of Federal Funds: Evidence From The Us Congress
    Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (532), 1785-1803 View citations (78)
    Also in Economic Journal, 2008, 118, (532), 1785-1803 (2008) Downloads View citations (72)
  2. The Effects of School District Consolidation on Educational Cost and Quality
    Public Finance Review, 2008, 36, (4), 408-430 Downloads View citations (18)

2007

  1. Are policy platforms capitalized into equity prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (1-2), 389-409 Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (4-5), 751-773 (2006) Downloads View citations (98)

    See also Working Paper Are Policy Platforms Capitalized into Equity Prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election, NBER Working Papers (2004) Downloads View citations (2) (2004)
  2. Erratum to "Are policy platforms capitalized into equity prices? Evidence from the Bush/Gore 2000 Presidential Election" [J. Public Econ. 90 (4-5) (2006) 751-773]
    Journal of Public Economics, 2007, 91, (1-2), 387-387 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (4), 1409-1471 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper Socially Optimal Districting: A Theoretical and Empirical Exploration, Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (50) (2007)

2005

  1. Estimating the Value of Proposal Power
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (5), 1639-1652 Downloads View citations (74)

2004

  1. Parochial interests and the centralized provision of local public goods: evidence from congressional voting on transportation projects
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (3-4), 845-866 Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Working Paper Parochial Interests and the Centralized Provision of Local Public Goods: Evidence from Congressional Voting on Transportation Projects, NBER Working Papers (2003) Downloads View citations (10) (2003)

2003

  1. Public Funds and Private Capital Markets: The Investment Practices and Performance of State and Local Pension Funds
    National Tax Journal, 2003, 56, (3), 579-94 Downloads View citations (22)

2002

  1. Endogenous Federal Grants and Crowd-out of State Government Spending: Theory and Evidence from the Federal Highway Aid Program
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (1), 71-92 Downloads View citations (273)

2000

  1. Supermajority voting requirements for tax increases: evidence from the states
    Journal of Public Economics, 2000, 76, (1), 41-67 Downloads View citations (67)

1999

  1. Rainy Day Funds and State Government Savings
    National Tax Journal, 1999, 52, (3), 459-72 Downloads View citations (23)

Chapters

2023

  1. Comment on "Intergovernmental Grants and Policy Competition: Concepts, Institutions, and Evidence"
    A chapter in Policy Responses to Tax Competition, 2023 Downloads
 
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